Just say no to +universal

Elias Pipping pipping at macports.org
Sun Mar 4 06:10:52 PST 2007

On Mar 4, 2007, at 1:23 PM, Vincent Lefevre wrote:

> On 2007-03-03 19:44:32 -0800, Reid Nichol wrote:
> [...]
>>   Now, as for the messing up the Portfile thing.  Yes, everyone  
>> agrees
>> that having the universal binary hack in every Portfile is messy and
>> undesirable.  Please, stop bringing this up as it really is beating a
>> dead horse at this point.  Also, to assume that this is the only  
>> option
>> for including this functionality is ridiculous.
>>   So, instead of trashing one bad idea (over and over), how about
>> discussing ways that might get this wanted functionality in with
>> minimal pain.  A couple ideas have already been thrown out there.   
>> How
>> about sticking to discussing those (or other ones)?
> Yes, and as this has been said somewhere, this should be done upstream
> (perhaps at the autoconf level, with a new option --enable-universal).
> Indeed, I don't see why only MacPorts users could be interested in
> universal binaries.

I guess nobody feels responsible for taking care of universal binaries:


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